Netflix has unleashed a brand new trailer for THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE, a sequence that appears to take the Jim Henson-created world of the Gelflings and Skesis to new and thrilling heights. Helmed by Louis Leterrier (NOW YOU SEE ME, THE INCREDIBLE HULK), the upcoming sequence options an all-star forged of greats, every lending their voices to the present’s many heroes and villains alike. That forged consists of icons the likes of Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Pleasure, Nathalie Emmanuel, Caitriona Balfe, Helena Bonham Carter, Harris Dickinson, Natalie Dormer, Eddie Izzard, Theo James, Toby Jones, Shazad Latif, Gugu Mbatha-Uncooked, Mark Robust, Lena Headey, Mark Hamill, Keegan-Michael Key, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Jason Isaacs, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg and Awkafina. In the meantime, Sigourney Weaver is ready to relate the epic journey.
Here is the official synopsis for THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE:
Based mostly on The Darkish Crystal, Jim Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 characteristic movie, The Darkish Crystal: Age of Resistance tells a brand new epic story, set a few years earlier than the occasions of the film, and realized utilizing basic puppetry with innovative visible results. The world of Thra is dying. The Crystal of Reality is on the coronary heart of Thra, a supply of untold energy. However it’s broken, corrupted by the evil Skeksis, and a illness spreads throughout the land. When three Gelfling uncover the horrific reality behind the ability of the Skeksis, an journey unfolds because the fires of revolt are lit and an epic battle for the planet begins.
As you may see from the trailer above, THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE shows a seamless marriage between puppetry and immediately’s CGI results. As a baby of the ’80s – and somebody who’s trashed a number of VCRs thanks in-part to repeat viewings of movies like LABYRINTH, RETURN TO OZ, LEGEND, and naturally, THE DARK CRYSTAL – I can not categorical how hyped I’m for this sequence. Reality be informed, I’ve truly taken the break day of labor simply so I can binge this sequence from begin to end, uninterrupted. Between the premiere of THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE, and Device’s new album, Worry Inoculum, being launched on August 30, I will be in my glory.
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Here is hoping that THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE does insane numbers for the streamer, prompting Netflix to develop sequels to Henson’s different basic works. I say this as a result of I feel that there can at all times be a bit extra magic on the planet, and nothing is extra enchanting than the arduous working women and men of The Jim Henson Firm doing what they’ve at all times accomplished greatest – creating cinema that stands the check of time.